News Releases

Thursday, April 27, 2017

KXAS-TV/NBC 5 journalist Deborah Ferguson, whose career has spanned more than 20 years in broadcast news, will receive the C.E. “Pop” Shuford Hall of Honor Award from the University of North Texas’ Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism.

Collaboration between UNT and Beijing Normal University
Thursday, April 27, 2017

The continued collaboration between the University of North Texas and Beijing Normal University will result in a joint lab that will focus on smart learning technologies.

Juana Monsalve, UNT College of Music doctoral student in music performance, has
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Juana Monsalve, a University of North TexasCollege of Music doctoral student in music performance, has been awarded the P.E.O., or Philanthropic Educational Organization, International Peace Scholarship. Ten UNT students have received a total of 15 P.E.O. scholarships since 2002.

The exhibition “Reimagining the Kimono,” presented by the Texas Fashion Collecti
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

One of the most iconic garments in the world – the kimono – gets its own exhibition from the Texas Fashion Collection of the University of North Texas. “Reimagining the Kimono” will run from May 1 to June 27 at NorthPark Center in Dallas. The collection will feature 13 kimono and kimono-inspired garments from both Japanese and non-Japanese designers.

UNT art history professor Nada Shabout, known for her research in modern Arab ar
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

When Nada Shabout was studying modern Arab art as a graduate student, she didn’t have all of the resources she needed. She has made it her mission to promote that field. Now the University of North Texas art history professor is co-editing a book on the subject for the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art in New York City. And, artsy.net named her as one of “Eight Influential Female Art Historians You Should Know”, citing her for “increasing the visibility of art from communities that often go overlooked in the contemporary art world.”

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Master's students in UNT's Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology will act as counselors at Camp Communicate, which will be held June 5-9 this year. The early registration deadline is Tuesday, May 16.  

Monday, April 24, 2017

Pamela Padilla, an associate professor of biology at the University of North Texas and Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies in the new College of Science has spent her career studying science, doing research in the field of genetics and teaching. Her efforts have brought her great success with everything from awards to publications. Now she has a new honor that comes with a new career focus. She was recently accepted to an advanced leadership institute and wants to help bring new leadership skills to her fellow scientists.

Fulbright Scholarship 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017

Rhonda Christensen, a research professor in the Department of Learning Technologies in the College of Information at the University of North Texas, has been awarded a Fulbright Senior Specialist Scholarship.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

The sleek and stylish models strutting down the catwalk May 6 will be displaying the culmination of University of North Texas’ seniors hard work and dedication. ArtWear, the annual juried exhibition at the UNT Union Ballroom, located at 1155 Union Circle, Denton, is showcasing the work of 32 students from the College of Visual Arts and Design fashion design program this year.

UNT College of Music student Henry Beal performs on the University of North Texa
Friday, April 21, 2017

It has been 70 years since the University of North Texas launched the now-acclaimed Jazz Studies program – the first of its kind in the U.S. In honor of this milestone, the College of Music will be releasing Legacy — Neil Slater at North Texas – a four-CD box set – at the Denton Arts & Jazz Festival. Along with hundreds of archival photos spanning the career of Slater, Professor Emeritus and the longest-tenured director of the One O’Clock Lab Band, the box set includes a 160-page booklet containing notes written by dozens of former band members and colleagues.

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